Nagapattinam Overview

Ranked 6 of 19 sightseeing in Velankanni

Nagapattinam was founded in 1991 and since then the district has its headquarters in Nagapattinam city, which is at a distance of around 15 km from Velankanni. With numerous beaches that are situated on the coastline of the Bay of Bengal, it attracts a large number of people. .

Sowriraja Perumal temple, Shri Kayahorana Swami Neelayathatchi Amman temple and Nellukkadai Mariamman temple are the prime attractions of Nagapattinam. Tourists can also visit a mini museum and a historic lighthouse that are located nearby. The Victorian pillar standing in front of the District Collectorate office represents the Guinness Record Achievement of planting a maximum number of saplings in 24 hours.
 

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: More than 3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Famous for:
Beaches
Entry:
free

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Royston

Royston3.2/5

3 reviews

Good for a picnic

Good place for a family to visit as an outing or a picnic.

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